Wisconsin Voting Services Access

Authors: Anthony Hoffman*, University of Wisconsin-Stout
Topics: Political Geography, United States
Keywords: Voting, Access, Road Network Analysis
Session Type: Poster
Day: 4/6/2019
Start / End Time: 8:00 AM / 9:40 AM
Room: Lincoln 2, Marriott, Exhibition Level
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Building upon rational voter models, this research project seeks to improve existing research to geospatially measuring travel costs inherent to voters. This research incorporates all identification and travel requirements necessary for voting in Wisconsin, and attempt to incorporate the costs into a geospatial model highlighting census blocks that bear higher voting costs. Analysis is conducted through road network analysis, improving on previous studies by using road travel time, in lieu of straight-line or vertex distance.

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